Category Archives: Meetings

Punctuality: A Must for the Polished Professional

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Punctuality came to mind last week as I was racing down the road to get to an appointment, I had a sudden revelation. This is not uncommon for me. It has become a regular occurrence. I am never late–well, almost never, but I often arrive at meetings or appointments with only moments to spare. Living

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Etiquette for Effective Meetings

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Oh no, not another meeting! How many times have you heard that cry? Every business, regardless of its size, has meetings.  They are a necessary part of getting things done.  If managed in the right way, they can be very effective.  Handled poorly, they can be major time wasters and harmful to productivity. Good meetings

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More Business Meeting Tips!

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1. Choose the location of your business meeting carefully.  Consider accessibility, parking, travel time and driving directions2. Control the ambience of your business meeting location by paying attention to lighting and temperature and by limiting outside distractions. 3. Consider offering refreshments during your business meeting.  People are much happier when there is food.  It’s just

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Business Meeting Tips Part I

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Business meetings provide the opportunity to interact with clients, colleagues and others with whom you do business.   Evaluate the purpose of your business meeting. If you can’t find a good reason to have it, maybe you shouldn’t.   Don't ask people to attend a business meeting if you can accomplish the same goals with

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